ENRC loses bid to bar former Kazakh prime minister’s lawyers from trial

By Joanne Faulkner (January 12, 2022, 18:32 GMT) – A judge on Wednesday refused to bar lawyers for the former Prime Minister of Kazakhstan at Memery Crystal LLP from defending him in an upcoming lawsuit against Eurasian Natural Resources Corp., despite identification of certain concerns about their possession of confidential information.

A High Court judge said he had to balance the likely risk of misuse of information against the harm that would be caused by sacking the former Kazakh prime minister’s lawyers so close to the court. trial. (iStock) High Court Judge Milwyn Jarman has refused to grant ENRC’s request for an injunction preventing Memery Crystal from acting for former Kazakh leader Ake-Jean Qajygeldin in…

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